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Jul 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
>>> on the broadcast tonight, a deal. is it possible on big things like medicare, social security and taxes? there are rumblings out of washington tonight about actual cooperation. >>> sentencing day for casey anthony. the judge in her murder case seemed to be sending her a message. >>> is nothing safe the huge scandal over a newspaper hacking into people's electronics and now the equally big consequences. >>> and could it really be the end? has harry potter's final chapter actually arrived or could there be more? >>> plus here tonight for all those who remember penmanship, there's a new sign the handwriting may be on the wall. there's a new sign the handwriting may be on the wall. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it may go all the way back to their meeting on the golf course, for whatever reason, president obama and speaker of the house boehner have forged something of a relationship, while not the best of friends, they are dealing with each other across the enormous and venomous partisan divide that has divided washington to the point of paralysis. knowing a deadline
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Jul 12, 2011 4:00am PDT
. so just kind of a lot of extremes out there today in this weather pattern. the big, huge trough on the west coast, a little unusual for this time of year has got the marine influence along the coast, it's keeping everyone cool, even a few showers, while everyone else, this will be one of the hottest days of the year throughout much of the east. i put out our enhanced satellite. you can see where the trough is in here. and it continues to spin just off the coast. all of these clouds, you see them off the shoreline. at night they move in, they move along the coastline. they burn off hopefully by about mid day or so. you get some sunshine in the afternoon and it keeps things really cool. there's a lot of drizzle with the clouds, too. we have showers from portland northwards. it won't pour, just occasional showers, temperatures in the 60s. and there's the 66 in san francisco, where fingers crossed for a little bit of sun late in the day. that's not a promise. that's a look86 for your high. san jose, 73 for you. not a lot is going to change in the west, it's going do remain cool. if
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Jul 6, 2011 5:30pm PDT
the earth says we're making a big mistake. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, our lead story tonight is in the what will they think of next category, on it's deadly serious because it has to do with the latest ways terrorists are figuring out to bring down an aircraft. we talk a lot about airline security, what gets through, what doesn't. and this scenario, a warning by the feds, may be the nightmare scenario. explosives inside a passenger, surgically placed within the body of a living human being who is willing to give their life to the cause. it's a grisly business, but just the threat of it could change air travel. we want to begin tonight with our justice correspondent, pete williams, at national airport in d.c. pete, good evening. >> reporter: brian, officials stress tonight there's no indication of any plot under way to actually do this, but they say al qaeda operatives have talked about trying to find doctors to help them do it, and the u.s. is taking that talk seriously. it's renewed interest in an idea for evading
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Jul 11, 2011 4:00am PDT
% in the second quarter from a year ago. jpmorgan chase will be the first of the big banks to report on thursday. results from top tech player google are also expected thursday. also this week, investors will eye fresh economic data, starting with may's trade deficit on tuesday. also tuesday, minutes from the federal reserve's june meeting. wednesday, fed chairman ben bernanke delivers his biannual testimony to congress. retail sales and june's producer price index comes out thursday. and june's consumer price index is released friday. >>> elsewhere, precision cast parts says it has agreed to buy primus international for $900 million in cash. >>> reuters reports there's an emergency meeting in europe this morning over the debt crisis. they're now possibly spreading to italy. the region's third largest economy. friday italian stocks and bonds tumbled in a massive sell-off. >>> and finally, according to a new survey of college students and graduates, health insurance is the new love potion. 90% of surveyed students and 93% of recent grads said knowing a potential partner has health insurance would
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Jul 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
and really just ready for a big, big concert. matt? >> i tell you, al, this represents this morning, the motorcade had to actually move these people out of the way. anyway, we'll get back to you in a couple of minutes. >>> meanwhile, there has been a major development in the ongoing budget negotiations. president obama suspended the talks for the today. we'll tell you why and we'll talk to one of the senators who has been inside the negotiating room all week long. >> that's right. and also casey anthony is going to be released this sunday. and -- from prison. authorities are becoming increasingly concerned for her safety and we're live at the jail this morning with details on that story. >>> remember the photo we showed you earlier this week of that massive 18-foot long crocodile, the saltwater croc? a lot of people thought this was a doctor'd photograph. you can believe it's real. we went in search of that beast and we found him. >>> let's begin with that breaking news over night in boston where two delta planes collided. nbc's tom costello covers aviation for us in washington. goo
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Jul 20, 2011 4:00am PDT
murdoch claimed his company is too big for him to know the details of each business. there could be more tough questions ahead for rupert and james murdoch. the british prime minister, david cameron, has called for a judiciary inquiry and they could be summoned for that and there are some u.s. lawmakers that want their own hearing so they can question the media mogul himself on capitol hill. stephanie gosk, nbc news, london. >> in washington now, lawmakers appear to be making some bipartisan progress in the ongoing divide over what to do about the nation's debt libt. for the latest on that we go to nbc's tracie potts. she's in washington d.c. for us. >> reporter: just a glimmer of so-called gang of six, three democrats and republicans who have been working together on a compromise. they have come up with democrats and republicans suggesting $4 trillion in cuts, lower taxes and $1 trillion in revenue. what does the public think? a new nbc poll finds 58% favor the president's approach of spending cuts and more taxes. lynn? >> thank you. now for a look at other stories making news early tod
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Jul 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
you see that? good choice. >> i did see they had two big tv remotes. typical american family. good morning, everyone. hope you had a wonderful weekend. let's show what you the big weather story is. it just dominates the weather map. from canada, southwards to texas, now starting to move into the eastern half of the country. that's an historic heat wave. if you're on the west coast and joining us, you're saying give us a little taste of that. we'd just like a little bit of heat. but that's not the case. often we get those cutoff flows in the northwest. that's been the pattern. portions of 11 different states have heat warnings that will extend all week long. so its a long duration event. you can see where the cutoff low is. you can see tlgt spin. there's another one that's been left behind. this is going to keep it rather cool in the area and a little unsettled along the coastline of washington and oregon. you may have a thunderstorm. we're dry in other areas and a little cooler today in boise after a hot day yesterday. >>> so the heat wave not quite through the west. i think you're
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
bridge toll plaza. i'm watching a jackknifed big rig affecting the south bay commute or potentially. >> we begin with news from overnight in san jose. police tell us they found three people shot around 11:00 last night. this happened on jean avenue near highway 280. the victims are said to be a man and a woman as well as a male juvenile. they all -- they are expected to survive, though. >> we do have new information this morning on a double murder that happened overnight in richmond. "today in the bay's" christie smith spoke with police. she joins us live from police headquarters with an update. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it seems like this is happening all too often. yet another shooting on the streets in richmond. as you said i got an update from the spokeswoman. this time two people shot and killed. a man and woman. a third person, a woman, is in critical condition. this follows another shooting days ago that left three people dead in a shoot-out in a richmond home. this latest shooting happened about 10:15 on bissel avenue. a man and a woman shot dead in front of a
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Jul 9, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ femalennouncer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> day two of the royal couple's trip to southern california involved some fund-raising, polo and a walk down the hollywood red carpet. gina kim is in los angeles with a look for us. hello gina. >> i hate to tell you, you just missed it, the duke and duchess emerged out of those doors, i'm going to ask jose to pan the camera over, we have some dignitaries walking out as we speak. some of hollywood's royalty, there is maria bello, kristen chenowith. this is a big gala, they just left a minute ago after what is a very, very glamorous day. now, yesterday the duke and duchess of cambridge were all business if you will recall. today they finally got to do the calif
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Jul 23, 2011 12:35am PDT
of a big fat guy. [ laughter ] "we were on 'swamp people.'" [ laughter ] >> steve: "you kids going to finish those fish sticks?" [ laughter ] >> taking the kids' food, the kids in the rec room? >> steve: he's some fat guy. >> "you kids done with your nuggies?" [ laughter ] >> steve: "come on, give me a plate, i'll scrape them off here." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he has like a newspaper -- like a messenger bag full of snakes. fish sticks and chicken nuggets. >> steve: "breakfast of champions. and lunch and dinner. that too." >> jimmy: did anyone see this? a new study found that men from countries with slow economies generally have larger penises. [ cheers ] which explains that new pickup line, "hi, i'm an american." [ laughter and applause ] and finally, this week, a woman in new jersey gave birth in the bathroom of an mcdonald's. [ cheers ] yup, the baby weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces. but by the time it left mcdonald's, it was 14 pounds, 8 ounces. [ laughter ] ladies and gentleman we have a great show tonight. give it for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>
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Jul 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. two big breaking news stories to get to this morning. we want to begin with casey anthony. after 1,006 days in jail and just 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the seen from inside the orange county jail in orlando at the moment she was being escorted out of the facility. she appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she's led out the door by her attorney and facing a pretty angry crowd. nbc's kristin dahlgren was there and joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. news choppers lost sight of casey anthony's suv so this morning we don't know exactly where she is. for the first time in three years she's not waking up here at the orange county jail. you can probably hear protesters are still here. with all of the protests, all of the publicity, there was so much talk about using decoys or casey anthony sneaking out a back door. in the end, she walked right out the jail's front door. just minutes after midnight, a first glimpse at
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Jul 27, 2011 6:00am PDT
yesterday. full forecast and news of a big-time warm-up on the way. first it's 6:00 a.m. let's get you out the front door with mike inouye. >> a lot of folks heading out the front door or through the garage or side door. whatever. going to antioch. highway 4 looking slow now speeds in the 20s. worse than our sensors have seen. going on right now through antioch. pittsburgh, became fine, walnut creek okay. no metering lights very smooth. 880 we have one issue at 29th avenue. laura, i'm going to hand it off to you. a lot of police activity. >> that's right. we're following this developing story all morning long from the east bay where a high-speed chase turned deadly of the chase ended 29th avenue off the highway 880 in oakland. that's where today in the day's christie smith joins us live with the latest on the chase. good morning. >> good morning to you, laura. the chp is still here taking measurements, taking photographs, making sure they do a very thorough investigation. now, when you look over at the car, the damage itself actually doesn't look that bad, if steve can pan over to it. chp
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Jul 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
street is worried about washington. late wednesday moody's one of the big three credit rating agencies warning it might have to lower the rating if lawmakers don't come to an agreement on raising the debt ceiling. in the statement it said the action was prompted by the possibility that the debt limit woil not be raised in time to prevent a missed payment on u.s. bonds with a small but rising risk of ashort-lived default. economists say if the aaa rating is lowered it will throw the financial markets into chaos and the cost of borrowing would go up to everything from morlts to car loans. ben bernanke warned. >> i think the worst outcome if we don't raise the limit, at some point we default on debt and that would create as i said before, a huge financial calamity. >> reporter: sources say the president knew about the moody's warning as he headed into wednesday meeting which all sides describe as tense. republican majority leader eric cantor cited the president as saying i have reached my limit. he left saying i'll see you tomorrow. the two sides couldn't even agree about what happened in
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Jul 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," monday, july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today" on this monday morning. i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about after a really rough year. and i love the fact they thanked the world for the support they have had. >> and they continue to thank, actually, after every game. so it's a pretty exciting bit. >>> in the meantime, another major story, the fact of this heatwave. millions of americans are sweltering in this dangerous heat and humidity today. how long will it last? how bad will it be? well, al has the fore
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Jul 19, 2011 4:00am PDT
, and a small room inside that parliament building just big enough for about 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with lots of television screens. this is must-see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee on culture, sport and media. it doesn't sound very threatening. these hearings will only last for an hour. for rupert and his son james murdoch and another hour for rebekah brooks, who was the chief executive of murdoch's british holdings until she resigned last week. for the second hour. now, members of parliament will try to get the murdochs and brooks to commit themselves to say things on record that could be used against them later. what brooks and the murdochs, on the other hand, will do, is to be contrite. that's the new buzz word, apologize, apologize, apologize. there are biographers and media experts saying this could only hurt them today, this hearing will
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Jul 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT
the nation and getting worse before it gets better. >>> closing court a big city has to turn people away because the money has run out. is this any way for courts in america to do business? >>> family ties. if you have the gene that raises your risk of alzheimer's disease, would you want to know about it? tonight the story of a family that had to make that decision. >>> making a difference for noble animals that deserve a better life. >>> and coming in for a very last time. >>> and coming in for a very last time. nightly news begins right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. they tell us the scientific explanation is this. high pressure compressing the air, cooking the air and ramming it down on top of us and holding it there. but here's the real problem. there are now 34 states where there are heat advisories or heat warnings. one million square miles of our country where folks are being warned about the heat tonight. this heat, the severe heart of it, affects 141 million americans as it's moved over big population centers, we can see how it's gotten wors
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Jul 8, 2011 5:30pm PDT
vehicle is on its last few laps and a big part of american life is about to end. we begin our coverage tonight with nbc's tom costello who was lucky enough to watch it blast off at the cape today. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. mission managers admit they got lucky with the weather, no rain, no lightning, even a last-minute technical glitch didn't teach "atlant "atlantis" on the ground. for the last time, a farewell from the ground teams who have spent 30 years launching shuttle missions. >> on behalf of the greatest team in the world, good luck to you and your crew on the final flight of this true american icon. >> go flight, one more time, mike, witnessing this nation at its best. the crew of "atlantis" is ready for launch. >> reporter: liftoff, the final liftoff of "atlantis." >> reporter: the 135th shuttle mission thundered off the florida coast on a resupply mission to the space station. while on the ground, three-quarters of a million people gathered to witness history. >> i wish them god speed and i'm so proud, i'm happy to have seen them go out. >> reporter: but con
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Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
to laura. >> thank you. we have two big stories we're following this morning. marla tellez is coming up to tell us about a deadly b.a.r.t. police-involved shooting. but first, today in the bay's christie smith joins us with details of a violent night in richmond. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, a very violent night. all of these shootings in a matter of a couple of hours. four different shootings, some in richmond, some in north richmond but in all we're now hearing that four people were shot and killed. and here with me this morning is besa french. can you walk us through what happened. it seemed to keep going. >> we did have a shooting about 8:30 in south 39th and ohio where one person was shot. that person is expected to survive. we then had a shooting which resulted in a homicide at a little after 11:00 last night. a 19-year-old was shot and killed after visiting some friends in the area of the 3200 block of center avenue. we then had a shooting a few minutes later at about 11:15 at first and mcdonald where one person, 27-year-old, was shot and killed. at that location
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Jul 11, 2011 7:00am PDT
. backyard trampolines are becoming very popular, but they also come with big safety concerns. coming up, one family shares their cautionary story. >>> we're going to meet a newborn so big doctors have already given him a nickname, the moose. at more than 16 pounds, jamichael brown could be the largest baby ever born in texas. everything is bigger in texas. he's going to join us along with his proud parents. >>> let's begin this morning with our top story. the debt ceiling standoff in washington. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house with latest on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, ann. president obama met with congressional leaders on sunday to try to get a deal done. that didn't happen. in fact, one official with knowledge of the discussion tells me it was a bit tense. lawmakers are hoping to get a deal done within the next ten days so it can be processed by that august 2nd deadline. their ties were off, but the heat was on as the president and congressional leaders met sunday for a second time in less than a week to try to salvage the deal to raise the debt l
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Jul 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
of the program in just a little while. >> then a big scare in north carolina's outer banks. a 6-year-old girl attacked by a shark in a foot and a half of water. her mother was just a few feet away. luckily, this little girl survived and we'll be there live in just a little while. plus some important health advice for women. a new recommendation about when and how often you should get a mammogram, but it's confusing. it contradicts another recommendation that came out a year and a half ago. what are women to do? dr. nancy snyderman will be here to help us sort all of it out. >>> let's begin with the dramatic end to the space shuttle program. tom costello is at the kennedy space center. you had a front row seat. what was it like? >> it was a dramatic day and an emotional day for everybody here and it is not over. america's space shuttle program, 30 years ongoing since 1980, '81, actually is how in the history books. "atlantis" came down at 5:57 eastern time, it was its 33rd mission. in all, it's trekked 25 million miles, 327 days in orbit and at 5:57 this morning it came on rest on runway 15. h
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Jul 27, 2011 5:00am PDT
. big backing] there from senator dianne feinstein. >>> all right. want to check in with meteorologist christina loren, a little foggy on my drive to work this morning. >> we have a great shot of the moon, kind of one of those mornings where you're clear inland, fog settling on the coast. that shot coming up. pretty spectacular this morning. a mild day ahead. low pressure sitting to the north but pushed north overnight. that's good news. that means we're going to see less in terms of fog. it's out there a little earlier this morning as well, so we're going to lose it quite a bit earlier than we did yesterday, something we will see as we head through the next couple of days as the amplifying ridge of low pressure driving that monsoonal pressure as far north as monterey. for us an impact as we head through friday, saturday, even into sunday. a chance for isolated thunderstorms as this big ridge of high pressure starts to drive our winds offshore. however, that means we're going to start each and every morning out with less and less cloud cover. 60 in concord, 59 in hayward, 66 in sunnyva
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Jul 13, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, the big bureaucracy they have become, and questions about imagination and common sense and how safe we really are given their $8 billion budget. it's where we begin tonight with nbc's tom costello. >> reporter: with its tactics already making it one of the most ridiculed government agencies, members of congress today interrupted and taunted a top tsa administrator, even arguing amtrak police dogs would do a better job of explosive detection than the tsa's airport scanners. >> you give me one of his dogs and we will find that bomb before you find your bomb. >> reporter: the tsa today acknowledged 2,500 security breaches since the agency was founded in the months after 9/11. but that's over 10 years after 450 airports, on average, 5 1/2 breaches per airport per year, everything from a misplaced bag to doors left open and passengers walking into secure areas, but also more serious scenarios, like the man who flew across country on an old boarding pass and expired id. the stun gun found on a jetblue flight last week. while the tsa conducts security reviews of every airport every year, it t
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Jul 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT
:00, a big name in hollywood is in the bay area to help a special group of kids walk the red carpet. >>> and how a bay area nonprofit is helping a group of diabetic go in >>> st. mary's college in moraga served as a backdrop for a movie scene this weekend, which robots and famous names are part of the action all weekend long. bay area's joe rosato jr. shows us how it was designed to help a special group of children. >> take one. >> reporter: the bright lights of hollywood were shining on the campus of st. mary's college. >> okay, so let's get in. >> reporter: a group of special filmmakers was taking direction from a pro. >> let's do the officer over a little more. >> reporter: at the center of the action, actor and director joey travolta, brother with of john travolta, was shepherding his cast and crew. >> bring him over a little bit. we take the kids through a process of making a film, from writing, editing, and accounting. >> reporter: this group of students is not like most, these students all suffer from autism. >> we have to start over with one. okay? >> they love television an
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Jul 23, 2011 5:30pm PDT
wing here, how big is this pool of people that could produce such a person? >> that pool of people i would say is very, very limited. what we see here is a rather extreme single instance rather than something representative. >> reporter: the maximum punishment in norway for any crime is 21 years in prison. if convicted, the 32-year-old suspect will be back on the streets when he's 53 years old. the suspect's lawyers said that the suspect is willing to appear in court here in oslo on monday, and explain why he did it. and the lawyers said that the suspect will say that what he did was, quote, atrocious, but necessary. lester? >> martin fletcher in oslo tonight, thank you. norway hasn't known this kind of terror since world war ii. it's a place where gun violence is rare and bombings are virtually unheard of. now oslo takes its place in a long list of places forever scarred by large scale mass murder. tonight, michelle franzen with the survivors' stories. >> reporter: as the search for victims continues, a very different search is under way at the place where families have come to iden
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Jul 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
have a responsibility to come together and solve the problem. >> reporter: and one of the big issues for democrats is they say the republican plan would sort of expire before the president's re-election campaign, with another vote to raise the debt ceiling again, they say that would put us right back here. republicans say they need to guarantee that cuts would actually happen in the future to prevent more of a crisis. now, after all this wrangling, aides tell me the senior level negotiators in both parties are still talking, trying to find a way to close the gaps. and as you mentioned, brian, speaker boehner will follow the president tonight. he'll speak for about five minutes to lay out why he thinks his plan should get the public support. brian? >> kelly o'donnell setting the stage on capitol hill for us tonight. kelly, thanks. >>> our chief white house correspondent political director chuck todd is with us tonight from the white house. chuck, it seems to me there are almost two planes going on here. number one, the problem itself, and it couldn't be more important the various plan
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Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. he will undergo his second psychological evaluation before he can stand trial. >>> we have big news for giants fans. a few days before the trading deadline, they have reportedly made a major move. new york mets all-star outfielder carlos beltran is on the verge of joining the giants. let's bring in mindy from our newsroom. we know the deal. this is not official but it seems like a done deal. what's the hold-up here? >> reporter: there is no hole-up. even bruce bochy. they have learned that the deal is done. in return for beltran, the giants will send top pitching prospect zach wheeler to the mets. and in addition, our sister network sny is reporting that beltran is on his way to philadelphia and could be in the lineup tomorrow. he is expected to play right field and bat third. the switch hitter will provide some much needed pop to that lineup. he leads the national league with 30 doubles. he has 66 rbis and 15 home runs. all of those are better than any current giant on the roster. he has a .310 average. we'll have more on this trade coming up later in sports. you'll also hear from
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Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm PDT
their celebrity to the u.k.'s big announcement of a u.k. version of silicon valley. and they're presenting this to a bunch of ceos and high-powered executives that are gathered here at the summit. really that's the point of the entire three-day visit is to promote british interest and relations. the royal newlyweds' first official trip to the united states begins today. and it has host city los angeles in the throes of royal fever. >> i haven't really heard of royalty coming to america, especially to l.a. i think it's really cool that they're coming here. exciting. >> definitely. i mean, you can't walk down hollywood or go to certain places and say, oh, hey, there's william and kate. i mean, it's a special occasion. >> reporter: their first stop is the beverly hilton in beverly hills, home to one of hollywood's most glamorous events, the golden globe awards. they'll attend a venture capital and new media summit to promote british trade and investment. ♪ >> reporter: promoting british interests and international relations is what they've been doing for the past nine days in canada. the pr
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Jul 2, 2011 3:35am PDT
and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] yeah. we have a huge show tonight, you guys. a big, fun show. you guys ready for it? it's going to be awesome! let's go! our pal and broadcasting legend, the great bob costas is here! [ cheers and applause ] love that dude, he's my favorite. >> steve: robert costas. >> jimmy: oh, you know her. you love her. the beautiful raven symone is here as well! [ cheers and applause ] oh, i'm psyched. first time on the show. i'm psyched for her. she's cool. and performing as part of their first tour in 13 years, archers of loaf will be right here! [ cheers and applause ] jamming out! it's going to be fun, you guys. hey, everybody. the other day, i got a call from my buddy justin bieber, and he said -- he said to me -- he said "jimmy, i need your help." of course, i was like, "whatever you need, biebs. what can i do? you want me to lay down some nasty tracks for the next album? do you want to come up with some slick, new dance moves for your next vid?" he was like "oh, no. definitely not. [ laughter ] please don't sing or dance. i just want you to debut a comme
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Jul 19, 2011 6:00am PDT
with a development project on san francisco's treasure island. hello parents, it's going to be a big school year. your kids are going to climb rope. they're going to have a year long tug war with the ceiling. and by the time they get out of 8th grade, they're going to do it with sweat on their brow and achievement in their hearts. so, this is what they're gonna need: running shoes, t-shirts, tube socks, fruit cups, cheese sticks, energy bars, rope climbing gloves, rope burn ointment, and a jump drive. not sure what that is, but they're gonna be jumpin'. school takes a lot. target has it all. >> we have breaking news. good news to report. we've been talking about the missing 62-year-old wind surfer. we're going to head out live to christie smith. she's at yorba buena island with a rescue. >> reporter: this is great news. you know they had been looking for her since yesterday. in the last minutes the coast guard came out and told us that the 62-year-old wind surfer out of los altos has been found. and she is okay. here with me this morning is levi reed with the coast guard. what happened? >> this
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Jul 24, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. the crime we're going to tell you about tonight is all too common. too big for local police, too small, it seemed, for federal authorities, but when "dateline's" hidden cameras got involved we uncovered a multimillion-dollar conspiracy and prompted federal indictments against an international crime ring. a sophisticated scam that preys on people who say to themselves i'd never fall for that. they come from internet boiler rooms overseas. promising big money. >> $850,000. >> 1 million united states dollars. >> $1.7 million. >> but to get it, some people wind up paying a fortune. tonight our story starts in connecticut where many woman got one of those e-mails. we've agreed only the use her first name, charene. >> when i receive tre e-mdi the man claimed to be based in nigeria. >> and before she realized it she was caught in a sophisticated scheme that stole her life savings but she felt so foolish she was reluctant to tell anyone. >> i was taking money out of my ira. >> how hard was it to go to police. >> i'm proud of her to come forward. i don't know if i wou
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Jul 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
. the good news is, the pattern is changing. it's going to take a little while. right now here's that big upper-level ridge, but we're getting a little cooler air coming in. this, though, back in canada, this is where the real relief comes. as we move into the early part of next week, by tuesday, the heat breaks in the north east. seasonal in the mid atlantic states. unfortunately for our friends in the south and the southwest and gulf coast the heat goes on. ann? >> thank you very much. we'll get the rest of the forecast coming up. let's turn to what anne thompson was talking about, the idea of how dangerous the temperatures are. we're have dr. nancy snyderman with more tips. just remind us. who is most us is is sepsuscept? >> the heat wave like this, elderly and the very young people with breathing conditions. but right now, frankly, everyone is at risk. it's a reminder that as many people die of heat-related illnesses than all the natural disasters. that includes tornadoes, hurricanes, snow issues. number one thing, ann, is called heat stroke. that's where you're literally, your core b
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Jul 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
rupert murdoch's vast media empire. which includes some big brand names in this country. cnbc's david faber joins us in new york for some insight. david, this has now reached to one of murdoch's top deputies. what does this do to his damage control efforts. >> he's been trying to do damage control since the middle of last week in some ways when he finally started to distance himself from rebekah brooks who resigned, of course, a couple days later. the scandal does not appear to have crested yet. despite giving up the purchase of b sky b for what would have been a $12 billion deal for news corp., a huge important deal they wanted to complete in the uk and, of course, letting go of rebekah brooks and his long time lieutenant les hinton. >> on a personal level for murdoch and especially his son, are they in some sort of legal jeopardy? >> james murdoch has got to be the focus right now. because of course rebecca brooks and les hinton both having been gone, james murder okay runs news international. he has the number three position at the company, essentially, after chase carey, an execut
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Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
!! the really big chicken sandwich combo is back! and it's as big as ever. i'm gonna jump it! you can't jump that! it's two chicken patties, topped with bacon, and melting cheese plus seasoned curly fries and a drink for only $3.99! what do you know? your only a baby! vrrrrooooom! i'm t-rex and i came out of extinction cuz i heard the combo was back! and that got a million hits? yep. why do we even make commercials anymore? 'cause you like to be in them. >>> women's world cup action took the bay area and much of the country by storm this afternoon with a dramatic finish. thousands of bay area families and soccer fans gathered at civic center plaza in san francisco to watch the u.s. take on japan in the world cup final. most rooted for the u.s., some for japan. but in the end, it was really all about celebrating the game of women's soccer. >> i'm a huge soccer fan. i think it's the best game in the world, because the players play in different countries. there is a wonderful sportsmanship about the game. it's the world's game. that's why i love it. there is no way in the world i wouldn't be he
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Jul 19, 2011 5:30pm PDT
't answer. i don't know. >> reporter: at one point, murdoch claimed his company is too big for him to know the details of each business. >> "news of the world" say small percent of our company and i'm employing 30,000 people around the world and i'm spread watching and appointing people in my trust. >> reporter: james defended executives rebekah brooks who resigned last friday. both led british newspaper's arm. >> there's no evidence that i'm away of that ms. brooks or mr. hinton or any of those executives, had knowledge of that. nonetheless, those resignations have been accepted. >> reporter: later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs today's questioning was about salvaging news corp.'s reputation, a business rupert brought up with one paper. >> i was brought up by a father who was not rich but a great journalist. before he died, it was a sm
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Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. the danville fourth of july parade is such a big to-do that many locals set up chairs the night before. some people say the prime viewing spots have been passed down from generation to generation. >>> tough economic times are throwing a bucket of water in a lot of local fireworks shows. redwood city is among those that have canceled their firework displays. but one of the hardest hit cities in the bay area will be lighting up the night sky tonight. >> reporter: downtown valeo was awash in red, white and blue tradition this morning. residents lined sonoma boulevard for a good old fashioned fourth of july parade. at the same time, another holiday tradition nearly went up in smoke. >> three years ago we didn't have fireworks at all. and you don't realize how important something is or someone is until they're gone. >> reporter: if there's one thing a cash strapped city like valeo can't afford, it's a fireworks show. >> we emptied that out yesterday. >> reporter: rather than let the firework tradition die out like a burnt sparkler, business owners launched a campaign to raise the money themselves
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Jul 9, 2011 5:00am PDT
the forecast. wall street rallied. a big bucket of cold water was poured on wall street and the economy with the lackluster jobs. >> the economy added an average of 215,000 jobs per month in the previous three months so the anticipation was there. and it showed a stand still in june. what is it about june, do we know what happen? >> it's not just june. they went back and revised downward the prior month. they thought they had 57,000 jobs in may. it turned out it was 25,000. they got rid of it -- they revised away 45,000 additional jobs. we think there have been temporary blips in the economy, the greek situation, storms all through the south you were reporting on. you've had high gas prices and a whole lot of other things have been happening and that caused the economy to come to a stand still and hiring come to a stand still in may and june. we hope that's the case. >> you want to bring up an important thing that a lot of people don't hear about. you call it the real unemployment rate, the ratio of unemployed, discouraged workers and people working part time because they can't find ful
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Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of barry zito you have never seen before coming up in just a moment. >>> tonight at 11:00, a big problem that could ruin the big day. searching for discount dresses is easy. when do you say, i do, to a deal online. in depth at 11:00. it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? pe. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >>> before we talk giants, it's time to talk some ping-pong. i'm not very good at ping-pong. >> i can't hit it either. >> jeffrey is live at stanford with one of the champions is that right? >> reporter: ariel, i was here practicing. it was actually 40 years ago two men w
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Jul 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
for that big deal, grand bargain, seem all but lost right now. now the hope is that congress can pass a dramatically scaled-back version before the country runs out of cash. taking his case public for the second time in a week, president obama accused republicans of failing to crops. >> the problem is members of congress are dug in ideologically into various positions because they boxed themselves in with previous statements. >> reporter: with the clock ticking towards what the president described as armageddon, the first financial default in american history, they hold out hope that a big deal could still be struck. >> but in order to do that we've got to get started now. that's why i'm expecting some answers from all the congressional leaders. and sometime in the next couple of days. >> reporter: for the first time, the president publicly said he's considering asking wealthier seniors in medicare to pay more out of pocket. today in his weekly address mr. obama suspended that stance. >> simply put, it will take a balanced approach, shared sacrifice, and a willingness to make unpopula
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Jul 19, 2011 7:00am PDT
and conservatives is to get their big political statement today, they believe there's time for that. the plan you just described allows them to say the real solution is cutting spending big now and changing how congress would work for years and years to come. the president knows it's not going to get to the desks, they said this would really force the government to not be able to spend on things like medicare, social security, prevent spending for future disasters, and they even renamed it. republicans call it cut, cap, and balance, the white house is calling it duck, dodge, and dismantle. >> on that note, let's talk about what the white house is doing behind the scenes. privately on sunday there was a meeting between the president and republican leaders, and it raises the specter is the quote on quote biggest deal possible actually still possible? >> reporter: both parties tell me they are still talking about that, trying to do something much bigger and would have a longer term result, but the short-term is really a plan that is getting a lot of attention quietly, negotiations going on, focussed
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
current and pulled over a big waterfall at yosemite national park. and searchers are out looking for their bodies today wednesday, july 20th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm ann curry. as you see, it's 76 degrees already at 7:00 a.m. here in new york city. and new york is one of 32 states under a heat advisory warning today. >> i think you can see that shot from above, the haze that's hanging over the city. apparently a lot of the country is trapped inside what people are calling a heat dome. inside that dome temperatures in the 90s and 100s in areas that aren't used to getting that hot. now you throw humidity on top of that, and there is simply no way to escape. how long will all this last? we'll check in with al roker on that in just a moment. >>> then we're going to talk about wendy murdoch, the wife of rupert murdoch. she was the first person to leap to her husband's defense when a protester tried to hit him in the face with a pie as he was testifying in fr
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Jul 24, 2011 6:00am PDT
shooting massacre in memory. at least 85 murdered. >> going around killing people like it was no big deal. >> he just was like shooting everyone. he wasn't thinking. it seemed like a night pair. >> reporter: police said the suspect hunted the victims, aged from 12 to 19, shooting them for 90 minutes. when police finally arrived, this is his moment of surrender. no resistance. he had no police record. >> we have not arrested him before or anything like that. >> reporter: police say in may the suspect bought six tons of fertilizer, similar to the kind timothy mcveigh used in oklahoma city. it may are been used to make the bomb. after setting off the car bomb that killed seven in oslo's central square, the suspect drove to the island in less than an hour away, dressed as a policeman. he told the teenagers he needed to protect them after the oslo bombing. he gathered them close and open fire. >> the reason i thought it was a game or, i don't know, something else, was -- it was like not high sound shooting. it was like silence or something. like fireworks. >> reporter: as they fled through the
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Jul 25, 2011 7:00am PDT
the crosswalk. we will be talking to her exclusively this morning. >>> the big 40, the milestone birthday that makes people squirm. but now some women are seizing the day and giving it a brand new meaning. we're going to explore that further. >>> let's begin with the latest on that deadly shooting rampage in norway. nbc's martin fletcher is in oslo this morning. martin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. anders breivik is in court right now being arraigned on charges of terrorism. meanwhile here at oslo cathedral, this has become the center of mourning. this drama is just what the confessed killer wants, to focus attention on his call for a christian war to defend europe against muslim domination. at noon local time today all of norway paused for a minute's silence in memory of the victims who died for one man's obsession. and at sunday's memorial in the oslo cathedral, king harold and queen sonya cried with their people. a nation shocked, listening with horror to the survivors of the massacre. >> he looked like a police officer. he had all the clothes and the gun and everything. >>
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Jul 8, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >> crazy. right? >>> plus our big city crowd has gone a bit country this morning for one of the hottest acts around. blake shelton. look at that crowd. the cma's male vocalist of the year takes over our summer concert stage in the 8:30 half-hour. coming together for that. >>> first let's begin with this fatal fall at a baseball game. kim fisher from kxas, the nbc station in dallas, is at the rangers ballpark in arlington. kim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann. everyone out here is simply in shock over what happened here last night. it started off as a typical play. josh hamilton snagged a foul ball, he went to toss it up into the stands. but it is what happened in the seconds after that that simply shocked everyone. 39-year-old shannon stone, who had come to the game with his son, reached out to grab that ball and he fell over the railing. now some of the people who were around did try to grab him but they just couldn't do it as he fell over. he did fall 20 feet, but what we understand is that he was coherent while he was down there talking with paramedics, asking about his
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Jul 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
in new york city. here's why. big area of high pres keeping that jet stream way up to the north. this is just a heat pump that will continue. and the bad news is, this goes into at least thursday. in fact, jet stream guns up a little further into canada so that heat will be creeping up north as the ridge intensifies. we don't see this breaking down at least until the weekend. so the mid section of the country is going to continue to bake the northeast gets a little bit of a break as we head on into the next 72 hours. ann? >> all right, al, thank you so much. we'll get the rest of your forecast in a bit. >>> for now, to britain's deepening phone hacking scandal. this morning there are claims that journalists from other rupert murdoch owned newspapers were involve and the alleged target is former p.m. gordon brown. stephanie goss is in london with this. stephanie, good morning. >> good morning, ann. gordon brown does not mince his words when he spoke to the bbc this morning about rupert murdoch's papers. he said those papers used people to gather information on, his words, known c
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Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
-form and we'll see more drizzle. the big story throughout the week is this record-breaking heat wave. 90s and 100s under the strong ridge of high pressure to the east. the reason we can't warm up we have this dip in the jet stream, tossing some clouds our way and showers up on the north coast. until this last system clears by, monday into tuesday, our temperatures are going to stay mild to start the work week with areas of drizzle. so more cool temperatures relatively speaking for july through tuesday. then starting midweek we'll see the low clouds hang out on the coast, the marine layer is going to get squished down. 70s and 80s. then we're talking 90s for our inland valleys by the time you roll into next weekend. look for clouds to reform on the coast and misty skies and parts of the monday morning commute. tomorrow's highs a little warmer than today. we'll call for mostly sunny skies, at least around the south bay. should be in the mid to upper 70s around san jose. 65 for san francisco, not all that bad with partly cloudy skies toward the east bay highs in the 70s, closer to 80s, up to
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Jul 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
big brand name is no more. borders bookstore chain said today it will liquidate after failing to find a buyer. they're closing all 400 retail stores, all of borders nearly 11,000 employees will now lose their jobs. >>> and technology giant cisco systems announced it's eliminating 6,500 jobs, part of an efficiency move. that's in cisco's effort to cut $1 billion in annual costs to the company. >>> this was the last day in afghanistan for america's best-known general, david petraeus, who transferred command of u.s. and nato led troops to his replacement, general john allen. a west point graduate with a princeton phd, easily the most celebrated modern day general officer is leaving to run the cia as the u.s. prepares for a gradual drawdown from afghanistan. >>> when we come back here tonight, new research on head injuries and dementia and alzheimer's and a group that the researchers are most concerned about tonight. >>>, and later, they may have come up short in the end, but the u.s. women's world cup team members are still american idols. >>> we're back, as promised, with news that may
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Jul 23, 2011 7:00am PDT
, but whoever did stands to collect a big chunk of money if those suspects are convicted. $225,000 is the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction. norwood, sanchez and doreen must plead guilty to felony charges in the case. while bryan stow continues to progress, a concert will be held in his honor today. caribbean artist kefen little will perform. the concert promoter tbi will donate $1 for every ticket sold. >>> this is a fast developing story, so stay with us for the latest both on air and online22t nbcbayarea.com for complete coverage. search bryan stow to read the criminal complaint and get updates on stow's condition as we8. >>> condolences and support from around the globe are pouring into norway today one day after an horrific double tragedy of a bomb blast and massacre that claimed nearly 100 lives. it is the worst attack on norway since world war ii. the shooting spree alone is one of the worst and deadliest in history. it's the work of one man authorities say is a 32-year-old home-grown terrorist. police say he wrote about his right-wing ideas on facebook. "the new
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Jul 23, 2011 5:00pm PDT
are ready for another big day. a battle between two first place teams, the giants are just over a half hour away from taking on the brewers by the bay, look out, we have rion taking the hill for the orange and black. we go live to the ballpark and hear what bruce bochy thinks of his right hander. swipe your card please. excuse me...? this belongs to you... o...um...thank you. excuse me... this is yours... thank you! you're welcome. with chase freedom, you get cash back on what you buy everyday. this is yours! thank you! that's 5% cash back in bonus categories every three months. and an unlimited 1% everywhere else. activate your 5% cash back today at chase.com/freedom, or at your local chase branch. >>> welcome back. henry wofford here in the csn newsroom with the xfinity sports report p.m. game two of the series is over a half hour away at china basin. let's go live to at&t park. jamie, ryan vogelsong on the hill tonight. >> reporter: tim lincecum posted an e.r.a. of 1.88 here at at&t pa park. that was the lowest ever. ryan vogelsong is on pace to break that mark. he's been lights out espe
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Jul 27, 2011 5:30pm PDT
on his caucus is put to test in standoff. feel like you're being tested? >> it is a test. this is a big step, trying to get control of our deficit and our debt and trying to do it by the august 2nd deadline. so it is a big test. >> some people who are friends of yours have said this isn't fair. your job is to run your party. but there is another party in there too. you have this tea party caucus that didn't come to washington with the same values. >> it is not the tea party caucus. most of the freshmen are frankly in pretty good shape. it would be more what i would describe as some hard-line conservatives who want more. i don't blame them. i want more too. but this was an agreement between the bipartisan senate leaders and myself. it is what's doable. and i think we can get there. >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say you have a bit of a rebellion on your hands? or do you feel -- >> i've got a little rebellion on my hands every day. it comes with the territory. >> you're not worried. >> never let them see you sweat. >> i'm disappointed. i care about john boehner. i think he's a good person.
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Jul 10, 2011 7:00am PDT
rob mayeda. usually this time of year we see a big difference between coast and inland areas and we're smack dab in the middle. >> only in the bay area microclimate. 60 in san francisco and 100 in livermore. we're narrowing that down. 80 and 60 around san francisco later on. 56 in oakland. sunny breaks in low clouds. 55 in san jose. speaking of san francisco, misty skies and low clouds there. game time for wrap-up of the giants/mets series. temperatures close to 60 and another cool day out at the ballpark. the all-star break begins tomorrow. go giants. you can see hour by hour for temperatures. we'll stay cool all day long right there around san francisco with temperatures low 60s to upper 50s around pacifica and san francisco. upper 60s in oakland. 70s in san jose. livermore, 80 today. if you think that seems mild, you haven't seen anything yet. wait until you see the seven-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you very much, rob. >>> this morning a san jose man is recovering after he was stabbed. police say the victim was stabbed near the intersection of south king and
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